Hotel Villa das Mangas
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the hotel at the price of cheap Franschhoek accommodation, expecting way more than the 2 single bucket beds, curtains hanging limply on a thread and bath so badly stained that it looked rusted. We were happy to have a door that locked our baggage away safely and went out to explore the options for dinner. Mimmo's pizzeria won the toss and we tucked in to a huge pizza called Alla Andrea and beer. Both were delicious and ...
... final bus journey in Mozambique. I got lost trying to find the bus station but once I found it I was wedged into the back of another minibus. A man came round and added my passport to a pile he was taking to get checked and just a few minutes later I was in full panic-mode when I realised he could have been absolutely anyone and I’d just given it away. I couldn’t get out of the minibus without crawling out of the ...
... débrouillardise… en fin de compte tout s’arrange, il s’agit surtout de rester calme et de prendre une position d’observateur et sereinement faire des choix en considérant plusieurs scénarios alternatifs.
À la frontière, il fallait faire vite, on sort les premiers de l’autobus, doit faire 33c sous un soleil de plomb… On arrive à la frontière de l’Afrique du Sud après une course de 5 minutes… On remplit les formulaires ...
... of Kenny G and Barry Manilow CDs. Quite strange music taste in Mozambique's capital it seems. Either that, or we look like the kind of people who would enjoy that kind of thing...
We then started to work on our negotiation skills with the local taxi drivers, bargaining them down from 600 Mets (R200) to 250 Mets (about R80) for a trip to the beach areas. Although we would certainly not recommend actually swimming in the water (bottles and pollution everywhere) ...
... the biggest waves without falling over) while the girls swooned (not), we headed back to the bar for some dinner. Yummy chicken and chips, but this time the chicken actually had some flesh on it, and the salad had dressing! Allelujah! The first sign that this was going to be a good night was the beer - a 250ml bottle of 2M (the popular beer here) was the same price as a 500ml bottle. Some may call that bad financial management but there were ...